Monthly Archives: December 2009

Shop After Christmas Sales for Great Apartment Bargains!

Shop After Christmas Sales for Great Apartment Bargains!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Happy holidays! Hopefully, you’ve gotten to catch up with both family and friends. Maybe, you even got an awesome apartment-themed gift for your pad. If not, have no fear – the After Christmas Sales are here! Urban Outfitters always has really neat décor items for fairly affordable prices and now some of them have been…
Google Helps You Plan Your Commute Before Signing the Lease

Google Helps You Plan Your Commute Before Signing the Lease

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My sister read my post last week about her move and wanted to share a particular tip she’s learned in her apartment search – planning for a quick commute! Her story’s below:) ————- Hi everyone, it’s true, I’m Alissa’s sister. And. . . I’m currently working in the suburbs and living at home. Recently, after…
How Much Should You Be Tipping This Holiday Season?

How Much Should You Be Tipping This Holiday Season?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
2009 was a toughie, no? Even though I’m thankful that I now have gainful employment, I’d be dreaming to say that my bank account has fully recovered from the mess that was being laid-off. But, while I’m still trying to get my savings back up to less-anxiety filled levels of green, I definitely understand that…